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Research Article

Anion Exchange Membrane Based on Interpenetrating Polymer Network with Ultrahigh Ion Conductivity and Excellent Stability for Alkaline Fuel Cell

Table 1

IEC, water uptake, in-plane swelling ratio, through-plane swelling ratio, strength, conductivity, and activation energy of IPN AEMs.

SampleIECa (mmol g-1)WUb (%)In-plane SRb (%)Through-plane SRb (%)Strengthc (MPa) @80°C (mS cm-1) @80°C
(mS cm-1)
(kJ Mol-1)

PVA-0.9PVBMP0.88114.222.533.323.338.876.015.42
PVA-1.2PVBMP1.01102.320.325.519.553.0111.714.62
PVA-1.5PVBMP1.5089.317.623.617.574.9157.513.72
PVA-1.8PVBMP1.6278.515.419.212.492.5202.812.97
PVA-2.1PVBMP1.7567.511.015.59.3107.8257.812.63

aMeasured by silver nitrate titration, bmeasured at 20°C, cmeasured with fully hydrated membrane.